Russellville Hospital Recognized as Top Performing Hospital


Russellville, Alabama • Russellville Hospital has been recognized as a top performing hospital in The Joint Commission's Top Performers on Key Quality Measures program report, "Improving America's Hospitals."

The Joint Commission recognized Russellville Hospital for achieving excellence in performance on its accountability measures during 2010 for Pneumonia and Surgical Care. The Joint Commission established this program to honor those hospitals that consistently demonstrate excellent performance on evidence-based process of care measures.

Out of the 3,099 hospitals submitting accountability measure data to The Joint Commission, Russellville Hospital was one of only 405 to meet or exceed the target rates of performance for 2010.

Russellville Hospital CEO Christine Stewart stated, “I am so proud of our achievements with core measures. This award compares our facility on a national level and recognizes the great care available right here at our community hospital. It also speaks to the outstanding collaboration among our nursing staff, quality department and medical staff in delivering excellent care.”

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